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A sound that's turning heads

With a nod to '80s dance rock, young Seattle band Natalie Portman's Shaved Head crafts sassy electro-pop

Natalie Portman's Shaved Head takes an everything-at-once approach to dance rock on its debut album. Natalie Portman's Shaved Head takes an everything-at-once approach to dance rock on its debut album.
By Luke O'Neil
Globe Correspondent / August 8, 2008

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It may just be the short attention span of the modern, multitasking teenager, but on its debut, "Glistening Pleasure," the Seattle band Natalie Portman's Shaved Head delivers a surprisingly mature songwriting effort. Over 13 hyper-stylized, electro-pop tracks, the group teases out more melodies, thoughtful shifts in tone and style, and cutting lyrical precision than a lot of serious-minded indie-rock bands ... (Full article: 816 words)

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